Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on July 24, 2008
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents "Free to Be…You and Me." This musical is based on the children’s classic by actress Marlo Thomas and has been adapted for the stage by Douglas Love and Regina Safran, with orchestrations and arrangements by Jon Welstead. 2 p.m. Saturdays until Aug. 2. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theater, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Miami Seaquarium and Best Buy present Nintendo "Wii-kends," an event that features Nintendo Wii competitions for gamers of all levels. Pre-registration required. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26-27, Mari Kart Wii. Aug. 2 & 3, Guitar Hero III. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. Details: (305) 361-5705.
Lowe Art Museum presents "An Egyptian Adventure" by Frank Lakus, an Egyptian puppet show followed by an art activity. The show begins with a visit to an Egyptian bazaar in search of clues to the location of a lost tomb. Puppeteer and storyteller Frank Lakus portrays a wacky archaeologist in search of the tomb of Pharaoh Amassis, the real ruler of Egypt. Examining the various articles for sale in the market allows the audience to learn a little about life in ancient Egypt. 2 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.